By Connie Schultz
From the 2005 Pulitzer Prize—winning columnist Connie Schultz comes clean, shrewdpermanent, insightful observation on lifestyles this day: love, politics, social matters, relatives, and masses, even more. within the culture of Anna Quindlen, Molly Ivins, and Erma Bombeck, yet with a particular voice and sensibility all her personal, Connie Schultz comes out of the heartland of the US to get you seeing, feeling, and considering extra deeply in regards to the lives we lead today.
“You may possibly spot anyone you recognize within the tales here,” writes Connie. “Maybe you’ll even discover a glimpse of your self. sure, each one folks is exclusive, yet existence occurs in ways in which bind us like Gorilla Glue.” In existence occurs, Connie stocks sharp, passionate observations, profitable our hearts with own suggestions on a variety of themes, from discovering love in center age to the which means at the back of her father’s lunch pail, from unmarried motherhood, to who relatively will get the ideas you permit and why because the struggle in Iraq, race family, homosexual marriage, and wwhy ladies
don’t vote. In a extra funny vein, Connie stocks her mother’s recommendation on males (“Don’t marry him till you spot how he treats the waitress”) and warns males all over opposed to utilizing the scary f-word (it’s no longer the single you think). alongside the way in which, Connie introduces us to the heroic those who populate our international and indicates us how only one individual could make a difference.
Charming, provocative, humorous, and perceptive, existence occurs offers us, for the 1st time, Connie Schultz’s celebrated statement in a single impossible to resist quantity. lifestyles occurs demanding situations us to be extra open and alive to others and to the realm round us.
From the Hardcover edition.